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Feeling Blue: South Korea's Passport Debate
October 19, 2018
Feeling Blue: South Korea's Passport Debate
South Korea's plan to change the color of its passport to the same hue used by North Korea faces public concern.
Feeling Blue: South Korea's Passport Debate
Housing in the Hermit Kingdom: North Korea's Real Estate Market
October 05, 2018
Housing in the Hermit Kingdom: North Korea's Real Estate Market
Thawing relations have South Koreans thinking about investing in North Korean real estate.
Housing in the Hermit Kingdom: North Korea's Real Estate Market
What’s Behind North Korea’s Pine Mushroom Gift to South?
September 28, 2018
What’s Behind North Korea’s Pine Mushroom Gift to South?
How a humble mushroom became fraught with meaning for inter-Korea relations.
What’s Behind North Korea’s Pine Mushroom Gift to South?
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
September 07, 2018
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
Moon's plan is primarily concerned with political and social reform, but the military viewpoint must also be taken into account.
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
North Korea: A Hermit No More
August 01, 2018
North Korea: A Hermit No More
In a striking U-turn, Kim Jong Un has shifted from bellicosity to diplomacy.
North Korea: A Hermit No More
In Trump and Kim Jong Un We Trust?
July 16, 2018
In Trump and Kim Jong Un We Trust?
Recent polling data reveals South Koreans are looking more favorably on both the U.S. and North Korean leaders.
In Trump and Kim Jong Un We Trust?
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
July 06, 2018
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
After the meeting between North Korean and American leaders on June 12, the United States has new friends in Seoul.
'America' Takes a New Meaning in South Korea
Will South Korean Universities See Return of North Korean Studies?
June 22, 2018
Will South Korean Universities See Return of North Korean Studies?
South Korean businesses are hunting for North Korea experts. Why are they so hard to find?
Will South Korean Universities See Return of North Korean Studies?
Steering North Korea to Become a Normal Country
June 19, 2018
Steering North Korea to Become a Normal Country
With the Singapore summit, Kim Jong Un has effectively declared the end of North Korea’s era of diplomatic isolation.
Steering North Korea to Become a Normal Country
The Inter-Korean Thaw Is Changing How Young South Koreans See the North
June 02, 2018
The Inter-Korean Thaw Is Changing How Young South Koreans See the North
After the Panmunjom Summit, South Korean youths have more positive views of Kim Jong-un, North Korea, and the peninsula’s future.
The Inter-Korean Thaw Is Changing How Young South Koreans See the North
Don't Forget About the Panmunjom Declaration
May 30, 2018
Don't Forget About the Panmunjom Declaration
With the risk of inter-Korean conflict now close to zero, time to think about what phased integration will look like.
Don't Forget About the Panmunjom Declaration
The Growing Russia-South Korea Partnership
May 24, 2018
The Growing Russia-South Korea Partnership
Economic links between South Korea and Russia are a welcome byproduct of the inter-Korea thaw.
The Growing Russia-South Korea Partnership
Will Railways Bridge the Gap Between the 2 Koreas?
May 16, 2018
Will Railways Bridge the Gap Between the 2 Koreas?
As part of an ongoing thaw, North and South Korea are exploring new railway connection options.
Will Railways Bridge the Gap Between the 2 Koreas?
Hankering for North Korean Food? You Might Want to Reconsider.
May 11, 2018
Hankering for North Korean Food? You Might Want to Reconsider.
South Koreans are clamoring for North Korea food and products, but subpar safety standards call for caution.
Hankering for North Korean Food? You Might Want to Reconsider.
Korea’s Peace Dividend
May 07, 2018
Korea’s Peace Dividend
What are the economic implications of the recent thaw in inter-Korea relations?
Korea’s Peace Dividend
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
May 03, 2018
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
Trump enjoys flattery, so the South Koreans are flattering him into engaging North Korea diplomatically.
South Korea’s Strategy to Bring Peace to the Peninsula: Credit Trump
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